Category Archives: PT

Just Like Human Skin, This Plastic Sheet Can Sense And Heal

[Source:  NPR.org] Artificial limbs have come a long way since the days of peg legs and hooks for hands. But one thing most of these prosthetics lack is a sense of touch. Zhenan Bao intends to change that. Bao is … Continue reading


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Book Review: Barefoot and Balanced

[Source:  Can Do Kiddo] I get asked ALL.THE.TIME. for my recommendations of learning apps for babies and toddlers. Hands-on play is the best learning app, and the the perfect classroom for that learning right outside your back door. So if you … Continue reading


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PT Corner: Pros and Cons of Pediatric Mobility Equipment

[Source:  Advance for Occupational  Therapy] Pediatric Mobility Perhaps no other practice area incorporates the use of adapted equipment as much as the pediatric school setting. Many children with special needs and physical disabilities use a variety of adapted chairs, stationary … Continue reading


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Gross Motor Skills and Independent Dressing

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The ability to complete the functional task of dressing requires various gross motor skills, balance and coordination skills.  The Functional Skills for Kids series written by occupational and physical therapy bloggers on developing 12 functional skills … Continue reading


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New Tool to Help ID Motor Delays in Infants & Toddlers

Thank You, Beyond Basic Play for featuring this online tool by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC! [Source:  Beyond Basic Play] The American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC have created an excellent online tool to help parents/caregivers … Continue reading


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